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Harbour City Hong Kong inhabited by Woody and company

By The Manila Times July 12, 2019 A whole new way to experience the world’s favorite toys from the fourth and final installment of Disney’s “Toy Story” can still be had weeks after the blockbuster animation charmed audiences everywhere at Harbour City Hong Kong. On view until August 4, a …

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History of world’s oldest Chinatown now on view

By ARLO CUSTODIO June 28, 2019 A museum in a modern establishment — housing arti­facts culled and collected from more than 500 years of history and a lot more located on the fourth floor of the new hotel of Lucky Chinatown Mall in Binondo, Manila — is the country’s newest …

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The Manila Hotel spearheads Visita Intramuros

By ARLO CUSTODIO June 21, 2019 The success of this year’s Visita Iglesia around the Walled City of Intramu­ros during the Holy Week reawakened awe and interest in the bulwark of Philippine history and culture. For just two weeks after the meeting of minds between The Manila Hotel president and …

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Okada’s new villas exude Cebu, Palawan vibes in the city

By NIKA ROQUE June 21, 2019 Known for its hotel, casino and party destinations, Okada Manila continues providing premium luxury for its clientele with its newly opened Villa Cebu, Villa El Nido and Villa Coron vacation residences. Aimed to provide the same experience and vacation vibes that the two popular …

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Bukidnon offers more than nature and culture

By THE MANILA TIMES June 14, 2019 Densely forested mountains, sloping terrains, a vast countryside with pineapple and banana plantations and orchards. This is the province of Bukidnon! Nestled within the center of the country’s second largest island is the land touted as the “Food Basket of Mindanao.” Not only …

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Exciting new tours to relive ‘The Game of Thrones’

By THE MANILA TIMES June 07, 2019 Walk the path of the royals of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros For diehard fans of HBO’s epic series “The Game of Thrones,” travel may be a way to counter withdrawal symptoms what with actual tours available today designed around the television phenomenon, …

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Taiwan offers fresh ‘check-in’ spots

By THE MANILA TIMES June 07, 2019 Container houses provide the perfect photo background and check-in spots all over Taiwan. At a time when “check-in” on social media has become a trend in travel all over the world, Taiwan’s novel, creative and fresh scenic attractions have captivated a large number …

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Stress-free flying with airplane innovations

By THE MANILA TIMES June 07, 2019 From adding biometric options that ease airport processes, to tracking bags real-time via its mobile app, major American airline Delta is drawing the blueprint for the future of travel. In December, the airline company launched the first-ever facial re­cognition biometric terminal in the …

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The new Hard Rock Cafe: A destination for all genres

By NIKA ROQUE May 31, 2019 With almost three decades of presence in the city before it eventually closed down in 2017, there is no denying that Hard Rock Cafe has created countless memories for its patrons. And so two years after, Hard Rock Cafe came back with a sole …

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